Pupillary Pathways

5 Steps for Making a New Year's Resolution for Optometry Students

Posted by Amanda Dexter on Dec 28, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Yes, it’s that time of year again. The time of year when optometry students feel as if we have to turn over a new leaf. The time when we imagine that the arrival of a year will provide us the motivation and persistence we need to make some serious changes in our lives. 

Traditionally, New Year’s Day is thought to be the ideal time to kick start a new phase in your life and the time when you must make your all important new year’s resolution. Don’t start off the new year setting yourself up for failure by vowing to make huge changes that will be hard to keep.

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Topics: Stress, 3rd Year Student, Studying, 4th Year Student, Optometry School

Managing Money in Optometry School

Posted by Amanda Dexter on Oct 5, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Money is a major issue for all kinds of college and graduate students, and optometry school is no different! Good financial habits are essential to cutting costs, managing money, and your making funds last. To keep student loans as low as possible during graduate school, financial management becomes of paramount importance. Remember, the more money you spend now, the higher and higher your loan payment will be in the future! And trust me, making smart decisions now will definitely pay off!

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Topics: Optometry School

Day-to-Day Habits for Successful Optometry Students

Posted by Amanda Dexter on Sep 22, 2016 9:00:00 AM

While the excitement of starting a new year in Optometry School is beginning to wear off, and the stress of upcoming midterms, quizzes, proficiencies, and clinic is settling in, we've come up with a few tips you should make part of daily habits to keep optometry students on top of the game throughout this next quarter/semester. 

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Topics: Optometry School

5 Ways OptoPrep Can Help You Get Through Optometry School

Posted by Amanda Dexter on Sep 8, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Here are five ways that OptoPrep can help YOU get through optometry school!
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Topics: Optometry School

2016 Optometry School Student Data Report

Posted by Amanda Dexter on Aug 3, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Every year the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO) publishes an Annual Student Data Report with information regarding enrollees in 21 of the currently operating optometry schools. Here are some of the highlights we thought you might find interesting about your colleagues!

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Topics: 4th Year Student, Optometry School